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Raymond J. Pulverman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Santa Barbara, CA

Pulverman & Pulverman LLP
1307 State Street 2nd Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 805-335-2776
Fax: 805-962-3156
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2015, 2021 - 2023
Licensed in California Since: 1984
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

As one of the founding partners of the Pulverman & Pulverman, LLP, law firm in Santa Barbara, California, attorney Raymond J. Pulverman has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of the rights and entitlements of innocent accident victims and their families.

A top-rated attorney with over 35 years of legal experience, Mr. Pulverman handles all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from motorcycle collisions, truck accidents, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, dangerous property conditions, dog bites, bicycle accidents, professional malpractice, and other acts of negligence or wrongdoing. In all cases, Mr. Pulverman is fully prepared to fight the insurance companies on his clients' behalves to secure the maximum amount of compensation possible, and to date, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for those in need.

After graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1976, Mr. Pulverman attended the University of California Hastings College of the Law, where he served as Executive Articles Editor for the Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal (COMM/ENT). In 1983, The State Bar of California admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of California.

Recognized for his high ethical standards and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Pulverman holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he received the organization's Silver Client Champion award in 2018. He has also received several other awards for his professionalism and service, earning his reputation as one of the region's top trial advocates.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Pulverman is a member of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. In addition, he is a licensed contractor (inactive) and real estate broker in California.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2015, 2021 - 2023

About Raymond J. Pulverman

First Admitted: 1984, California

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Santa Barbara Superior Court Settlement Master 2001 - 2020

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • American Association for Justice
  • State Bar of California


  • Listed Southern California Super Lawyers, 2008-2017


Educational Background

  • B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1976

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Licensed Contractor, California (inactive), 1980
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, California, 1980

Industry Groups

  • AAJ
  • CAOC
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Office Location for Raymond J. Pulverman

1307 State Street 2nd Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone: 805-335-2776

Fax: 805-962-3156

Last Updated: 6/23/2022

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